Go Back   TechArena Community > Hardware > Portable Devices
Become a Member!
Forgot your username/password?
Tags Active Topics RSS Search Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-07-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 35
Cydia application for iphone

Cydia (pronounced /sɪdiə/) is a software application developed by Jay "Saurik" Freeman for the iPhone OS that serves as a graphical user interface for APT, and in turn, the dpkg package management system. Repositories that are included with Cydia allow for installation of software packages in which most are available to download at no cost.[1] The software packages are downloaded directly to an iPhone or iPod Touch device, and are located in the /Applications directory, in the same location where "Apple native" applications are located.

Cydia is installed via jailbreaking; it is included in Pwnage Tool exclusively for Mac users and Redsn0w for Mac and Windows users.

Sources

Cydia allows users to add custom sources, so people can choose where to download software from. There are numerous sources available 'officially', in community source packs, and private sources can be added manually.

Cydia Store

As of 1.0.2790-44 release of Cydia, Freeman introduced a new way of selling applications via Cydia. The Cydia Store is based on Google and Facebook accounts, and it will not let you download certain applications unless you pay for them, though the majority of applications on Cydia remain free. Unlike AppStore applications, Cydia applications are not DRM protected and it is the author's responsibility to make sure that the application doesn't get pirated.

If you try to download an application without paying, the source returns a 403 Forbidden error.

Source: wikipedia.org
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-07-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 35
Re: Cydia application for iphone

List of must have Cydia application for iphone
  • SB settings
  • Backgrounder
  • Five Icon dock
  • MacBook Air Keyboard
  • WinterBoard
  • Cycorder
  • Terminal
  • Snapture
  • MxTube
  • SwirlyMMS
  • Video Recorder 3G
  • iBlackList
Reply With Quote
Reply

  TechArena Community > Hardware > Portable Devices
Tags: , ,



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads for: "Cydia application for iphone"
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to download paid application in iPhone from cydia store for free Florjan Portable Devices 10 10-09-2011 10:31 PM
Cydia tv application for the iPad Acacia Portable Devices 6 21-02-2011 10:18 AM
Can I transfer my Cydia applications from iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4 Dak-Ho Portable Devices 4 22-12-2010 10:42 AM
Application icons missing after install some cydia application in iOS 4 Wyconda Portable Devices 4 24-09-2010 02:02 PM
Cydia Application always timing out while downloading. Savious Portable Devices 4 22-09-2010 08:48 AM


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 06:36 PM.